STEFANIE CARNES, PHD, LMFT, CSAT

Dr. Stefanie Carnes is the president of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), a training institute and professional organization for addiction professionals.  The Clinical architect for Willow House at The Meadows, she works with sexually-addicted clients and their families, helping those struggling with sex, love, and intimacy disorders. 



A licensed marriage and family therapist and an AAMFT-approved supervisor, Dr. Carnes' areas of expertise include working with patients and families dealing with multiple co-occurring addictions including eating disorders, chemical dependency, and intimacy issues.  She is also a certified sex addiction therapist and supervisor, specializing in therapy for couples and families dealing with sexual addiction.  A popular conference speaker at both the state and national levels, Dr. Carnes is also the author of numerous publications including the books, Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners Sex Addicts, Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts, and Facing Addiction: Starting Recovery from Alcohol and Drugs.



Dr. Stefanie Carnes is the president of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), a training institute and professional organization for addiction professionals.  At Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, she works with sexually-addicted clients and their families at both Willow House and our Gentle Path program.



Speaker Disclosures:


Financial: Dr. Stefanie Carnes is the President of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals and is a senior fellow for The Meadows. She receives royalties as a published author and compensation as a consultant. Dr. Carnes receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.


Non-financial: Dr. Stefanie Carnes is a member of the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health, the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists, and the Arizona Association for Marriage and Family Therapists.